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Gingerbread Man Sugar Cookies in Ghost Costumes

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These fun ghost sugar cookies are all treat and no trick! 
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It won’t be long until everyone who celebrates Halloween will be decorating their world in orange and black and talking about what costumes to wear. If you and your kids are part of that crowd, you might want to dress up your cookies, too.

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You don’t even need to find a specialty ghost-shaped cookie cutter. Just pull out your gingerbread man cookie cutter and dress him in white.

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He’s cute and not scary and you can make him disappear in the most satisfying wayno magic wand necessary!

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Give him an invitation to your Halloween party dessert table or capture him in a clear take-home favor bag. Tie it with orange or black ribbon and add a themed printable – what a treat!

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A wooden cutting board, with Cookie and Ghost

GINGERBREAD MAN SUGAR COOKIES IN GHOST COSTUMES

5 from 2 votes
These fun ghost sugar cookies are all treat and no trick! 
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20

Ingredients
  

COOKIES

  • 2 sticks butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

BORDER ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

FLOOD ICING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk if too runny, add more sugar and vice versa

EYE ICING

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • black gel food coloring

Instructions
 

COOKIES

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix until just blended
  • Combine flour and salt in a separate bowl
  • Add to wet mixture
  • Mix until only combined, do not over mix
  • Put dough between two sheets of parchment paper and roll out
  • Cut into shapes and place on greased cookie sheet
  • Bake for 10 minutes
  • Let cool before icing
  • Makes approximately 20 cookies, depending on the size of your cookie cutter

ICING

  • Stir until well combined
  • Put into piping bag with a Wilton #3 tip and make eyes and a mouth

Notes

  • Put into piping bag with a Wilton #3 tip to outline the ghost costume
  • Use the piping bag to fill in the costume

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 742g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 196g | Saturated Fat: 120g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 61g | Trans Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 817mg | Sodium: 1367mg | Sugar: 498g
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